Garden Sheds - Design and Construction
Consider the following factors before buying or builing a garden shed. Size Garden Sheds
Garden sheds are important and even a small shed can be a great advantage in the garden. Dry and secure storage isreally the basic requirement of any storage area in the garden..
- Location of Garden Sheds
A Garden Shed needs to be located in a convienient position. It is important that a garden shed remains dry, so consider drainage, foundations and flooring.
- Materials for Garden Sheds
Garden Sheds are commonly constructed from wood. However Metal prefabricated garden sheds are popular. Plastic or PVC garden sheds are practical and require little maintenance. Stone Garden Sheds are the most expensive however they can also be an attractive feature in the garden
- Appearance of Garden Sheds
Garden sheds should be attractive to look at if they are in full view. Consider the possibility of placing a trellis or hedge to hide your garden shed from full view, or make the shed an attractive feature. Sheds can actually be a decorative addition to the garden, if you can make the shed a feature.
- Design of Garden Sheds
Garden sheds needs to be designed to be large enough to store the tools and equipment you use every day as well as to store a 'few extras'. Garden sheds need to be tall enough to stand up in and preferably big enough to contain a small work bench.
Garden Storage Sheds are essential in any garden. Small garden sheds are really garden storage sheds, designed to store garden tools and equipment and a good garden shed will be constructed to keep tools dry and secure.
They may be small garden sheds designed to store a few tools or large sheds that allow for a potting bench, bulb storage, mowers and trimmers all to be stored securely.